Man arrested for attempted theft at towing companyBy Mike Berger
Suspicious activity at a towing company led to the arrest of a Canton man on Saturday, July 14, following an investigation by Canton police. The man reportedly raised suspicion when he approached a vehicle at Pat’s Towing on Turnpike Street with tools in his hand. The man then fled in his own vehicle after being approached by the owner, who was able to obtain a partial license plate number. Detective Paul Gallagher checked registry records and later arrested David Tedeschi, 54, of 34 Sherman Avenue, and charged him with larceny under $250, attempting to commit a crime, and operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license.
Canton firefighters respond to Stoughton mutual aid call
Five Canton firefighters and an ambulance helped Stoughton and other communities put out a fire at a machine shop in Stoughton on Sunday, July 15, around 6 p.m. Although none of the firefighters were injured, Canton paramedics were on scene to help firefighters who were struggling with the heat and humidity. Fire Lt. Brian Marshall said the two-alarm fire caused substantial damage to the building, which is located on Southworth Court.
Canton woman charged with stalking former Red Sox GM
A 44-year-old Canton woman was arrested in Chicago on Monday for allegedly stalking former Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein, according to multiple published reports.
Kathleen Kearney was arrested near Epstein’s home around 6 p.m. and charged with two felony counts of stalking. She reportedly told police that she was “inviting Mr. Epstein to go to church.” The Chicago Tribune reported that Kearney had flown to Chicago on Monday after obtaining information about his residence from the internet. She had reportedly approached Epstein’s wife at the home earlier in the day and claimed to have a birthday present for their son, Jack.
Epstein, who is now the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, contacted police and later identified Kearney as the person who had been previously warned about stalking him in Boston. Kearney’s bond was set at $75,000, according to the Tribune.
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